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Mihaka Panapa

Portrait of Private M Panapa 25969.  Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19420204-24-18

Portrait of Private M Panapa 25969. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-1 …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mihaka AWMM
  • Surname
    Panapa AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    25969 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Maropiu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs N.P. Panapa (mother), Maropiu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Widowed AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    25969 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Mihaka Panapa was the son of Netana and Mereana Panapa, of Ahikiwi, Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Keita Netana. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM 6. C. 9. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Northern Wairoa RSA, Dargaville AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 365 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Vol 79, Issue 24169, 10 January 1942 AWMM

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